Bellagio, which is recognized as a culinary gem in Las Vegas and around the world, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this fall and guests are invited to join in on the festivities alongside world-renowned chefs during the resort’s first of its kind epicurean weekend.
From on October 13–15, the weekend will include a Pappy Van Winkle Tasting at the resort’s exclusive new cocktail lounge, an anniversary dinner with celebrated chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Mina and Julian Serrano, and a lakeside brunch with Chef Wolfgang Puck for the ultimate culinary experience in honor of the resort’s commitment to gastronomic excellency for the last 25 years.
“Bellagio has been a driving force in the hospitality and culinary worlds since opening in 1998,” says Bellagio President & COO Ann Hoff. “For 25 years, our incredible teams have raised the bar with their unrivaled passion, innovation and collaboration, all with the goal of delivering unforgettable memories and world-class experiences for our guests. We look forward to celebrating our dedicated employees and guests throughout October.”
Here’s more about each dining experience:
Pappy Van Winkle Tasting at The Vault
Pappy Van Winkle, one of the world’s elite bourbon whiskies, is known to drive unparalleled demand and excitement among bourbon connoisseurs due to its limited availability. Guests will enjoy a private tasting of fine and rare selections from the prestigious Pappy Van Winkle brand, along with specialty canapes created by Bellagio’s masterful culinary team, during the special weekend opening event on Friday, October 13 at 6:30 p.m. The evening will take place at Bellagio’s new exclusive cocktail lounge, The Vault, and will be hosted by fourth generation Van Winkle family member Preston Van Winkle.
Celebrated Chef Anniversary Dinner
World-renowned chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Mina and Julian Serrano have collaborated to create an exclusive evening in celebration of the resort’s anniversary on Saturday, October 14 at 6 p.m. The chef dinner will be set at the resort’s famous Picasso restaurant and begin with vintage champagne and canapes followed by a four-course dinner with high-end wine pairings. Menu highlights include King Crab & Caviar, Dry-Aged Duck & Foie Gras, Japanese A5 Kobe Beef Tenderloin and F1 New York Strip, Mishima Reserve Wagyu Brisket and a Dessert Duo.
Wolfgang Puck Brunch
Wolfgang Puck’s culinary legacy in Las Vegas will reign supreme as his flagship restaurant, Spago, hosts a lakeside brunch to wrap up the weekend on Sunday, October 15 at 11 a.m. The brunch will feature daytime versions of Spago’s modern market-driven menu, giving guests the chance to enjoy Chef Puck’s cuisine while taking in the iconic dancing Bellagio Fountains. The fun-filled afternoon will also be complete with live music and specialty cocktails.
The exclusive epicurean weekend experience is priced at $10,000 per person and includes all three culinary moments mentioned above. To book, call Bellagio’s Luxury Services team at 702-693-7355 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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